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? >> heather: good morning, everyone, i'm heather nauert in for martha maccallum. we are expecting president obama to speak at 11:00 a.m. today, he gave lawmakers ten days to get together and try to make a deal, treasury secretary tim geithner warning we are already on our way to catastrophe. take a listen here: >> a as we go further into july, the world is going to be progressively more concerned about whether this town, this city, washington, d.c., can figure a way to solve this problem, so the risk we face starts to happen in july, but then on august 2nd, we're left running on fumes, we have no capacity to borrow. bill: that's 3 1/2 weeks from now. stuart varney leads our coverage, fox business network. stuart, good morning to you. >> bill. bill: can the sides find any common ground now? >> they are miles apart. actually, they are trillions of dollars apart, and taxes are the immediate issue. president obama wants to tax the rich now, and cut spending later. essentially, he wants to tax rich people more in the immediate future on top of the $1 trillion tax increase that's already signed i
. >> heather: the face-off scheduled to happen around 6:00 eastern time and hope is that president obama and congressional leaders can come to some sort of terms on ways to keep our government from defaulting on our debt before august 2nd. wendall goler has a look at the many hurdles both sides face. >> reporter: this meeting comes a day after house speaker john boehner announced he was giving up on the hope he and president obama had for a deal to cut up to $4 trillion from the deficit because democrats' continued demands to be higher taxes which is the same reason that republicans walked out of talks led by vice president biden over a deficit reduction deal half that size. president obama's longer i can was had a democrats would be more likely to go along with spending cuts and republicans with tax hikes if the overall deal was significant sig to truly bend the curve and put the country on to solve deficits. geithner thinks it's the right approach. >> you have to recognize and do the right thing. you have to do the most substantial deal as possible to be best for the economy. we're goi
today? i'm bill hemmer, good morning, heather. heather: i'm heather childers in for martha maccallum. the tea party-backed plan passing the house in a sometimes fiery, to say the least, vote last night. bill: yeah. that calls for trimming the budget by $110 billion immediately, also a cap on spending, a constitutional amendment for a balanced budget. >> the president has said he wants a balanced approach. well, guess what? he does get a balanced approach. he gets his increase in the debt limit of $2.4 trillion. what we get are real cuts in spending and real reforms in place that'll make sure that this problem never, ever happens again. >> we mean that. the path forward, we think we have one, but it's certainly not complete yet. we're doing our very, very utmost to get this to pass as well as we can. there's no easy solution. bill: so what harry reid is talking about there is from a gang of six senators, a plan hailed by both democrats and some republicans so far, that plan calls for reducing the deficit by $3.7 trillion over ten years, reducing the costs of medicare and medicai
>> gregg: welcome to america's news headquarters. >> heather: i'm heather childers. >> extra security and extra secrecy on casey anthony's last days behind bars. why she is scared to leave jail. >> it looks like a hollywood special effects. one of busiest freeways turned into a government town. a live reports on carmegeddon. >> should parents lose custody of their kids? we'll talk about that medical journal taking a controversial position. >> a deadlock over the nation's detd debt. the search for a grand bargain looking more illusive. face to face negotiations between the white house and capitol hill but not sitting at the table over 24 hours, after a week of meetings there has been a lost talking and very little action. now, the two sides are making their cases in the battle for public opinion. molly henneberg is live in washington with more on that. molly the president is pushing more of his you give a little, i give a little message today. what can you tell us? >> republicans aren't buying it. what the president said in his radio address he is willing to include cuts or re
>> heather: welcome to america news headquarters. >> gregg: i'm gregg jarrett. topping the news this hour, the new secretary of defense says we are coming closer to beating al-qaeda. how victory could be in sight. >> heather: and we remember betty ford, nation mourning the loss of first lady. look back at her life and legacy she left behind. >> and the royals making their way to the united states, prince william and duchess of cambridge bringing star power for celebrities and actors in los angeles rolling out the red carpet for a royal tour. >> heather: we begin with the debt battle raging on capitol hill. president obama gearing up for high level talks working with top lawmakers hoping to find middle ground to tackle the looming budget crisis. with sharp divisions of the tax hikes and benefits cuts, will we see that grand bargain the president is calling for? caroline, how far are both sides willing to go? >> there is key players led by president obama and speaker barricade appear to cut substantial ground to cut the sift deficit. it's to cut 4 trillion dollars over four years.
copes with the deadliest day since world war two. i'm gregg jarrett. >> heather: and i'm heather childers. a bombing of a building and shooting at a youth camp on an island nearby has left 92 people dead but that number could climb as police search for four or five people still missing from the camp. >> gregg: and attack turning a beautiful setting into a killing field. today we are learning the gunmen blasted away for 90 minutes. the suspect dressed as a policeman giving no warning about the carnage he was about to release. those who survived describe the chaos. >> he had a bag with many weapons and armor. he had a lot of ammo. >> he was like a police officer. >> he had all the clothes, the guns and everything. the police don't use guns. it was terrifying. >> we were together and he came and tried to shoot. >> he was going around killing people. >> gregg: we're learning the 32-year-old suspect bought six tons of fertilizer before the massacre but investigators want to know if he acted alone or if he had an accomplice. gregg burk has the latest streaming live from oslo? >> that i
those chairs, aren't we? heather: we'll fall over. bill: good morning, i'm bill hemmer. health e. more pain. heather: i'm heather nauert, in for martha maccallum. the white house is holding another round of talks but there's a major sticking point, republicans digging in against any tax hikes. >> there was never any agreement to allow tax rates to go up, in any discussion i've ever had with the white house. not once. bill: democrats pushing for those new taxes to bring down the debt. republicans calling for deeper spending cuts. the president calls for a deal by july 22. that's ten days from now. that way, congress has time to pass it before the august 2nd deadline. that's when many in the administration argue that we will start defaulting on some of our bills. stuart varney, fox business network, leading our coverage, good morning. what's this charge about spending later, stuart? >> listen very carefully to what the president said yesterday and he was quite clear, i think, in saying look, get some more tax revenue in and then you're in a position to make the investments, that means sp
viewers at our brand new live chat at greta wire.com. see you next time. >> heather: i'm heather childers. >> gregg: and i'm gregg jarrett. topping news this hour, faa issuing brand-new guidelines for air traffic controllers. they are not allowed to seep sleep on the job but wait until you hear what they are allowed to do. >> and the casey anthony murder trial. >> and shocking details in another case grabbing worldwide attention involving dominique strauss-kahn. was the whole case built on lies? our power panel coming up. >> heather: fire crews fighting to contain the largest wildfire in new mexico's stated history. forcing more than 10,000 people to evacuate their homes. at one point threatening one of the nation's top weapons labs and creeping towards a nearby indian reservation. dan springer is live. so is the threat for the lab over? >> it appears. but there was some tense moments about an hour ago when we heard reports of a fire that broke out on lab property. fire crews responded quickly and put the fire out. turns out the cause was a rodent getting inside a transformer, an
. >>> and good thursday morning to you! i'm jon scott. and welcome to you! heather: nice to be here. i'm heather chilledders in for jenna lee, we are in the fox news room, "happening now". high drama over the debt showdown. we've been telling you about this, lawmakers, the president, getting ready to go back at it yet again, a new round of talks on the debt ceiling after what republican aides called the most intense meeting yet. jon: house majority cantor calling president obama agitated during the talks, the president said even ronald reagan wouldn't sit here, according to cantor, the president warned him, don't call my bluff, i'm going to the american people on this. heather: -- heather: then the two-hour sitdown t. just ended when cantor said he suggested a short month long increase in the debt ceiling and that's when he said the president stormed off saying enough is enough and now senate majority leader harry reid wearing in on the action and taking aim at the house majority leader. >> we had negotiations going on here in the room, and he walks out on the meetings, with the vice president o
for a crime of this nature, bill, and heather, which is actually a misdemeanor because the maximum penalty is one year or less, is rather a mechanical function. the judge actually has a chart who was harmed by this, how egregious was the lie, was the lie thought out, plotted and planned. on the other hand, how much time has she served, has she suffered enough. so sentencing somebody for a crime of this nature is something judges do every day. question, can he take into account the fact that she probably had something to do with the death of her baby, but there wasn't enough evidence to convict her, answer, no. question, can he make this sentence heavier because he thinks she should have been convicted, answer, no. question, does he just sentence her for this crime as if it had not been involved with the death of the child, answer, yes, because she's been acquitted of having anything to do with the death of her child. i think he will probably sentence her to time served. it doesn't mean she leaves jail immediately. the process of getting out of jail actually takes a couple of hours and ther
morning, everybody, i'm bill hemmer. >> heather: i'm heather childers in for martha maccallum, businesses adding a few number of jobs. bill: just before that, the white house told us president obama will deliver a statement in about 90 minutes. what will he stay then? stuart varney, anchor of "verney & company", what do you say now about the number? there's not much to smile out. >> there's not. this is an absolutely flat out terrible report. you cannot spin it positively. there is virtually no job creation and actually it's worse than that, because we lost 39,000 government jobs last month. and the unemployment rate went up to 9.2%, the highest since december 2010. the job creation trend, down. the unemployment rate trend, up. a terrible report, bill. bill: two weeks ago, you said the states would be laying off workers and that appears to be happening now. >> yes, that's true. at the state level, there is job destruction, 39,000 state workers lost their jobs last month, almost all of them state workers, very few feds lost their jobs. state workers. you're going to see a wave of layoffs t
's time to step forward. hello, i'm gregg jarrett. welcome to america's news headquarters. >> heather: i'm heather childers. dramatic new developments in the debt show down in the nation's capitol. mike is live on capitol hill. first, what is happening right now on the debt issue? >> listening to the two republican leaders of the congress speaking just moments ago. you get the sense that leaders in congress recognize the time for messing with the other parties, killing the other proposal is over. what i've heard from republican officials privately, you just heard from that news conference which is they were frustrated because they felt lining they were negotiating all last weekend in good faith. they were pretty much at a deal when the president said, i don't like the deal. the democrats backed away. so some of the republicans are saying, we don't want to go through that again. negotiate all weekend here in congress only to have the white house step in at the last second and say, that is not good enough. at this hour, at the white house right now you've got nancy pelosi, democratic leade
>> gregg: hello, i'll gregg jarrett and welcome to brand-new hour. >> heather: i'm heather childers. topping the news, casey anthony a free woman. whereabouts unknown for the public. she leaves behind unanswered questions and a lost angry people. we'll get a live report. >> gregg: could this man be the next president of the united states? all about herman cain a fox news exclusive coming up. >> heather: and during the summer, millions of americans are feeling the brutal heat and will it let up anytime soon? >> gregg: we begin with a sunday standoff in the nation's capitol over raising the debt ceiling. the white house holding out hope budget director saying there has been activity and progress, are his words to reach a keel. as both sides debate various proposals, the devil is in the details. time is working against negotiators, an august 2nd deadline is fast approaching. steve is live in washington. time is obviously running out. is there still a chance that some kind of bargain can be achieved? >> it's becoming a cliff-hanger. obama administration thinks there is still time but th
. >> heather: i'm heather childers. new news about the deadly attacks in norway including the special bullet that the suspect used to cause maximum damage to his victims. >> parts of the country getting relief from the massive heat wave but others will have to suffer a few more days through it. we'll get a live report from the state of texas. >> heather: and new hope for the n.f.l. lockout. will america's favorite sport be back on the gridiron soon? >> gregg: we begin with a sunday show down, democrats and republicans huddled in crisis talks at an impasse over spending and trying to averted what the treasury-secretary has called a catastrophic default on the u.s. debt all before the government runs out of money to pay some of its bills a week from tuesday. mike has more. plenty of frustration to go around and anger but any sign of a deal however limited or tentative? >> you sense notifies here in washington as a lot of principals are working on this sunday trying to figure out what the plan could be. that would have enough votes to get through conscious and get to the president's desk to avo
to a brand new -- new answers. welcome to a brand new hour of america's news headquarters. i'm heather childers. >> glad you are with us. there is word that they may be close to a bipartisan compromise. the key requirement for avoiding a financial fallout from the august 2 deadline a couple of days from now and that is when the u.s. treasury says uncle sam is going to run out of money and must decide who gets paid and who does not. certainly an historic worst case scenario that many elected leaders in washington do not want to happen on their watch. right now republican senators are preparing for an open closed door meeting to talk about the status of this possible deal. we have seen a display of political brinksmanship at its best or perhaps its worse depending on who you talk to. right now they are talking caucusly about a solution. >> there is no agreement that has been p made but we are optimistic that one can be reached but we are not there yet. >> no one saying there is an outright deal just yet. mike emanuel is live for us on capitol hill. been a change in attitude from senator
donald. >>> good evening, i'm ken wayne. >> hello again, i'm heather holmes. hot and getting hotter. three days ago it was raining here in the bay area but today we are baking in some long- awaited summer heat. debora villalon is live in walnut creek with more. >> reporter: we're at heather farms park and the fountains are about the coolest thing going. the public pool just closed. otherwise no doubt people would still be in it. >> come out here, it got hotter. >> reporter: ariana and her family drove inland seeking the heat and the swim day. >> i'm with my family, my dad, my mom, my grandma, my uncle, everyone. >> reporter: the needle sat at 39 degrees poolside at midafternoon. but that's in the shade at 93 degrees. even hotter in the sun. across the park we found no complaints. >> happy birthday. >> reporter: baby keith turned 1 today. his parents staked out a shady party spot early. but no worries, his cake held up and so did his guests. >> i thought it was going to be worse because it was supposed to be 100, a nice breeze in the shade and it's just a wonderful day to be in the park. >> reporter
to abc2news.com. heather gear was hit by a toyota high -- >>> a girl, heather greer was hit by a car and died at the hospital. >>> a man died at a construction site at the anne arundel mall. he was trapped under the wall and died on the scene. this is the second accident at the site this month. >>> it's great to see her out and about. teresa rigby was thrown off of the jfx. she came out to thank kids praying for her. she went to the church to thank the kids who sent her well wishes after her accident. she has a long road of recovery ahead of her still, she said. >>> a mom is under arrest for driving with precious cargo in the back of a moving truck. ♪ [ rock ] [ chattering ] [ man on tv ] 96309. [ man ] ♪ she got it, you got it ♪ i got it, we got it [ groans ] ♪ who's got it see you later. ♪ yeah! ♪ come on, she got it you got it, we got it who's got it ♪ we're all different. that's why there are five new civics. the next-generation civic. only from honda. i . >>> this woman was driving with a suspended license with her children in the back of a truck. they were taken t
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.s. playing in game two. the opponent? colombia and there is no score. heather o'reilly takes advantage and letting it rip from 25 yards out and from behind the back of the net and what's beauty of the the 30th career, and the same score, and she roofs yet over the goalie for the second goal of the game. the u.s. shuts out colombia, 3- 0 and to advance to the quarter finals. >>> wimbledon's finals, facing the 2004 champion maria sharapova and in that far court, playing with the first career grand-slam final and won three majors. and that is the left-handed chef who had no nerves and moving to match point. the near-court and unleashes her first and eighth of the match and a good time for it. and upsets the 24-year-old sharia posa, 6-3, 6-4. >>> and the at&t nationals, tiger's tournament. the birdie on 18. the course record is set with a be is-under 63 and with 7-under tied for fourth. and 8-under 62, including a 27 on the back nine and is tied for the lead. the shot of the day belonged to this champ. he can not only punt but celebrate and. >> off the
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. tonight cheryl connor has reaction. >> reporter: the 14-year-old heather greer never had a chance to go to high school. she is remembered as a wrong woman everybody loved. she was set to start high school in the fall. she just finished 8th grade where brooke wishes she had more time to get to know her. >> i did know she was like a really nice girl and everybody loved her. she had so many friends and was really nice. >> reporter: she has talked to the friends who were with her thursday afternoon. they were walking along the small shoulder on route 136 when gre, r didn't make it across. >> we will do some basic checks that we always do in those types of crashes to make sure there was no problem with the car, and/or, just check further to make sure there was nointed involved but it doesn't appear to be speed say factor. >> reporter: greerr's father is a volunteer firefighter. a stone's throw away from the crash. the chief said tonight the family is also mourning. a neighbor believes the 50 miles an hour speed limit should belowerred. >> there is a lot of young kids in thed neighborhood
at 5:00. good evening, i'm ken wayne. >> i'm heather holmes. >> they have the gun. that is what san francisco's police chief said about the woman fired. officers returned fire, killing the 19-year-old man. we continue our coverage of the controversial shoot and ktvu's maureen naylor is live in san francisco with the new developments in the investigation and the neighborhood's response. maureen. >> reporter: heather, police credit the community and this cell phone video for helping to find that weapon. in the video, you see a large crowd near 3rd and oakdale following yesterday's officer- involved shooting. the person who posted it unanimously claims you see a handgun 20 feet from the mortally wounded teenager and that someone in a hooded sweatshirt picked it fun. >> whoever posted the videotape demonstrated that there was a firearm at the scene and people at the scene made off with the weapon. >> reporter: officers say they recovered the weapon at o10:30 last night. police say the video and independent witnesses back up the officer's story, when they tried to detain a 19-year-old f
, everyone. i'm heather holmes. >> i'm ken wayne. we begin with developing news in san francisco. police are on the scene of a shooting in the city's bayview neighborhood. debora villalon is at third and oakdale with the latest. >> reporter: this was an officer-involved shooting only about 90 minutes ago this scene still very intense. you can see the intersection here at third and oakdale cordoned off. investigators are looking for bullet casings and have been on the roof looking for a weapon that might have been thrown away. this neighborhood pretty inflamed right now. what we do know at this point is that a man was shot by police and collapsed on the sidewalk. he has been taken to the hospital. no word on his condition. witnesses say he was shot as many as 6 to 8 times. he was not under surveillance but was spotted by patrol officers who chased and shot him when he refused orders to stop. residents said he had no gun and he was chased for not paying a toll on the muni streetcar. >> he had no gun out. hands up in the air still shooting? i don't think thinked enough strength to run and c
starts right now. this is ktvu channel 2 news at 6:00. >>> good evening. i'm heather holmes. >> i'm ken wayne. we begin with breaking news in richmond where three people were killed today. ktvu's eric rasmussen is on the scene. has just talked to detectives there. where are you exactly in richmond and what have you learned? >> reporter: well, we're in the triangle courthousing development, part of the richmond public housing. this all happened about 90 minutes ago. you can see the scene is very active here right now. police have taped off a large area but you can see by where they're standing, they've focused in on this one unit you see there, just hearing from police in the last few minutes, they say that the shooting happened all inside that unit. there were three people shot and killed. they say one of the victims did live here. the other two did not. they're not sure what their involvement was. they did take one person down to police headquarters for a statement. they say this all happened right around 4:30 this afternoon. they say the shooting happened at very close range inside th
. welcome, congressman. [applause] we are fortunate also to have with us heather boushey, senior economist at the center for american progress working on labor market issues especially the stunning impact of the great recession on workers and their families. she worked as an economist at the joint economic committee at the u.s. congress, the center for economic policy and research, and the economic policy institute. she has always been a powerful and articulate voice for economic policies, and we welcome her here today. [applause] rich trumka is here. some of you may have heard of him. [laughter] he is the president of the afl-cio, a rare individual who knows the ways of washington but understands from long personal experience the real lives of real working people in the real world. rich came out of the coal fields of pennsylvania and went on to become a lawyer and true policy expert. he carries the concerns of working people with him wherever he goes, and that includes to the white house serving as a member of the president's jobs council. we'll thrilled to have him here today. welcome, r
with us heather boushey at american progress working on labor market issues especially the stunning impact of the great depression on workers and their families. heather has worked as an economist at the joint economic committee at u.s. of congress, center of policy and research, and the economic policy institute. she has always been a powerful and articulate voice for progressive economic policies, and we welcome her here today. [applause] rich trumka is here. some of you may have heard of him. [laughter] he is the president of the afl-cio and one of those rare individuals who really knows the ways of washington, but also understands from long personal experience the real lives of real working people in the real world. rich came out of the coal fields of pennsylvania and went on to be a lawyer and true policy expert -- excuse me -- he carries the concerns of working people with him wherever he goes, and that includes to the white house serving as a member of the president's jobs council. we're thrilled to have him here today. welcome, rich. [applause] speaking of the real worlds, we also
to answer that. heather is going to have to answer that. >> i think it's really important that we get our long-term debt under control. right now we're facing a short-term deficit crisis. >> i think the question is, will, if i -- let me jump in here. i think a better question or better way of saying it is that are these two -- is the deficit and the debt ceiling, why are they tied together? why is washington tying the two together? you don't haven't to tie the debt ceiling to the deficit and therefore many people are saying it is a manufactured crisis. >> that's right. >> yeah, you're exactly right, don, and that's an excellent question. the reason why is because washington has shown no appetite nor any history of controlling long-term deficits at any point. so, yes, the republicans have done something which ultimately you cannot do, and that is hold the debt ceiling hostage to force these cuts. the reason i tethered that, if you think that's a good idea, you'd better make sure you credit republicans for considering this at this time. >> i think we're risking a rather fragile recovery. i
. heather holmes is live in concord to explain the controversy. heather-- >> reporter: well frank, if approved when women come here to the pharmacy to pick up their local birth control they would no longer have to shell out copays. that includes payment for the highly controversial morning after pill. the decision to start a family is a personal one. and so too is the decision to use birth control. the obama administration tonight is considering weighing in on the sensitive issue. by adding contraceptives to the list of services fully covered under the president's health care law. >> we're thrilled. >> reporter: missy sales of planned parenthood welcomes the idea. the panel says women should have free access to all faa approved contraceptive. >> in this country more than half of our pregnancies are unintended. and we can point to the fact that birth control is too expensive. >> i don't think we should give people these means to destroy life. >> reporter: pastor chuck mckenney says including emergency contraceptives so called morning after pills would include coverage for abortion.
. this is kutv channel 2 news at 5:00. >>> good evening, i'm ken wayne. >> i'm heather holmes. >> sweltering temperatures hit the bay area today and one of the hottest areas, the south bay. ktvu's janine de la vega joins us live from from san josi. >> reporter: heather, it's really hot. we're at one of the most popular spots in downtown san josi, the playa at cesar chavez. everyone is looking for relief and some are more desperate than others to get that. bob broumas spent last night blasting two fans and even had the windows opened. his air conditioner hasn't worked for two days and the 75- year-old was getting worried. >> it's not good. a lot of older people, you know, they die in this heat like this. >> i'm going to keep it throw flowing. >> reporter: technicians are work through the holiday weekend, helping those in need during the hot streak. >> it's been extremely busy. we ever been experiencing a high volume of calls per day. so we had to hire some additional staff. >> reporter: technicians say they prioritize calls to the elderly or those with young children because of health conc
is generating strong support and also strong opposition. heather holmes is live in concord to explain the controversy. heather-- >> reporter: well frank, if approved when women come here to the pharmacy to pick up their local birth control they would no longer have to shell out copays. that includes payment for the highly controversial morning after pill. the decision to start a family is a personal one. and so too is the decision to use birth control. the obama administration tonight is considering weighing in on the sensitive issue. by adding contraceptives to the list of services fully covered under the president's health care law. >> we're thrilled. >> reporter: missy sales of planned parenthood welcomes the idea. the panel says women should have free access to all faa approved contraceptive. >> in this country more than half of our pregnancies are unintended. and we can point to the fact that birth control is too expensive. >> i don't think we should give people these means to destroy life. >> reporter: pastor chuck mckenney says including emergency contraceptives so called morni
storm on sunday. one man is confirmed dead so far. heather ishimaru is in the newsroom with the latest. the family dies did get some encouraging news from oh today. >> families of the missing men have been promised the search and rescue operation will go on beyond the standard 7 hours. 76 hours. yi and the mexican embassy say it will go on indefinitely. an embassy spokesman said tonight that mexican and u.s. authorities would continue to evaluate the situation day to day. yi says there is evidence from past boating accidents in the sea of cortez that people can survive past 96 hours. this afternoon the brother of one of the missing recounted what a survivor told him about spotting the waves and warning the rest of the sleeping men. >> he was on the top deck when he heard noise and saw a big wave coming and ran down to the cabin and woke everybody up. by the time everybody came out they were already in nine feet of water. there should be a tremendous chance of opportunity to survive past the 96 hours. that is how we got them to sin continue to search. >> reporter: there is continued con
expected which worries evening commuters. heather ishimaru is live at the scene. >> we are at the virginia light rail station on the virginia overpass looking down on the sinkhole which is southbound 87. workers are digging out gravel and loosened material that a backhoe has been working on the last half-hour. this is just on this one side is the shoulder area that is affected. that is southbound guadalupe parkway as it feeds from 101. on the other side it's more hazardous that is 280 feeder and that is in the fast lane where the sinkhole has appeared. as far as dimensions, chp been describing it 30 by 30, by our estimates unless there is something going on underneath the surface, it particular on the fast lane side, 280 feeder. of course, anything involving the fast lane would be a problem no matter what the size of the sinkhole or giant pothole. we don't know from caltrans exactly what their plan is or what might have caused it. it was record at about 3:00 this morning. originally they were targeting noontime for work to be completed and that is not going to be met. now, they are putting
dead to the crash that killed 14-year-old heather gear. >>> anne arundel police hope you recognize this car. the driver hit a bicyclist on east college parkway. the man was riding westbound unedge college parkway and he was struck from behind. the driver continued west on east college parkway car is believed to be a late model 2007 to 2009 hyandai elantra. anyone with information, call the police. >>> now, an update on breaking news we've been following on abc2news.com. one construction worker is killed and another seriously hurt when a 30-foot wall collapsed. the worker of hanover was on a lift when the wall collapsed. he was trapped and died. the second worker was taken to shock trauma with life threatening injuries. >>> yeah, there are challenges to rescuers when they come to the scene like this. we're talking about heavy equipment and unstable ground services and unstable pieces of buildings. >> this is the 2nd accident at this site at this month. a worker was injured july 5th also. >>> a man is shot at a bus stop. he was waiting in the 1900 block of maryland avenue around midn
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with fires that were cut from the team. >> kind of cute. >> heather is finally starting her ravens out ships -- outfit shopping. she was waiting until the lockout was over. >> i might get something for the season today. >> are they going to play? are they not going to play? i will not buy anything, there is no season right now. it affected us a lot. >> he said he had heard a lot of uncertainty from fans, giving him one of the slowest wreck -- seasons on record. now that the lockout is in the rearview mirror, he is hoping to moved a lot of merchandise. >> thank god it has been settled. hopefully the people will get excited and just start shopping like last year. last year was pretty busy in july and august. >> it has been much of the same in their ravens section. summers sales were them, but folks say they are starting to see the light at the end of the tunnel with preseason around the corner. >> merchandise is coming in. we hope people will be interested in buying. we are not sure which players we will have, but it will be a big part of the end of the summer. >> there will still be based sou
democrat. welcome, congressman. [applause] >> we are fortunate also to have with us heather boushey, senior economist at the center for american progress, where she works mostly on labor market issues, especially the stunning impact of the great recession on workers and their families. heather has worked as an economist at the joint economic committee of the u.s. congress, and the economic policy institute. she has always been a powerful and articulate voice for progress of economic policy, and we welcome her here today. [applause] >> richard trumka is here. some of you may have heard of him. he is, of course, the president of the afl-cio, and one of those rare individuals who really knows the ways of washington, but also understands from long, personal experience, the real lives of real working people in the real world. he came out of the coal fields of pennsylvania and one on to become a lawyer and true policy expert. he carries the concerns of working people with him wherever he goes, and that includes to the white house, where he serves as a member of the president's jobs council. we ar
>>> >>> good evening, i'm ken wayne >> and i'm heather holmes. >> >> lucky that crews were able to contain a chemical which leaked through the fail safe secondary line of defense. at 4:30 at the water treatment plant a report of a chemical spill from a fiberglass tank containing 11,000-gallons of sodium. color identify, a more concentrated investigation of bleach and chlorine. >> >> reporter: the incident commander tell us us of the faulty tanks with 1 of 9 behind this 3-foot concrete wall. the wall to contain chemicals if they were found. >> there is still products inside of theth secondary containment that will be pumped route of there. >> reporter: hazmat crews started shoveling dirt to keep the liquid that was anying down hill from draining into the dirt. while water treatment workers started to pump the liquid chemical in portable tanks. >> some of it has reached the dirt in that level, recover everything >> reporter: there water treatment plant is situated below lake hennessey, used for dranking water, but above the creek which feeds into the napa river. one of the primary
evening everyone i'm heather holmes. >> and i'm ken wayne. the crisis before the crisis appears to have been averted. asian stock markets so far have not taken a dive. even though there's still no deal in washington to lift america's debt ceiling amidst concerns of a melt down. debra villalon is live to tell us what's next. >> reporter: many lawmakers wanted a deal before the asian markets opened that didn't happen. this federal building is home to many services and employees and now like so many others it's on the bubble. >> this is the first time in 19 years that i feel that something can be done very simply is being held hostage for a very high stakes game. >> reporter: there is blame and bluster. >> shouldn't we be worried about the country. >> reporter: but there is no deal. and the deadline for lifting the nation's debt ceiling is a near nine days away, august 2nd. top democrats reed and pelosi, briefed president obama this evening while house speaker boehner carried out a long conference call with republicans. both parties are scrambling now on rival plans to avert the first defa
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